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76 resources with the keyterm self-esteem

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Full Esteem Ahead

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young learners who feel good about themselves will fare better in the long run than those who do not have a high level of self-esteem. Introduce youngsters to what it means to like themselves. Discuss positive characteristics and...
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Using Fairy Tales to Debate Ethics

For Teachers K - 8th
Is trickery ever justified? Is it okay to steal from someone who has stolen from you? Puss, from Puss in Boots, and Jack, from Jack and the Beanstalk, might have some ideas about these ethical questions. After listening to a series of...
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Sexual Education Assessment Tool: Special Education

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The FLASH program in Seattle has put together a set of questions for special education classes covering sexual education. Some of the topics include appropriate, inappropriate, self-esteem, puberty, hygiene, reproduction,  and sexually...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 4: "Will I Fit in?"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
What are healthy friendships? What makes a friendship unhealthy? There are several worksheets for your high schoolers to do to answer some of these questions and more about their friends and ideas about friendship. Inspire some great...
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Relationships, Day 1: Self-Esteem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Expose your secondary special education class to the importance of belonging and feeling accepted. They define self-esteem, pride, and appreciation. Then create a self collage and share what they like about themselves with the class. A...
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Self-Awareness

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Having a good self-image can be very important to how well a person does later in life. Learners create anagram poems with their names. Each word must describe one's personality, emotions, or attitudes. The class discusses how they see...
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Personal Decision-Making

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore decision-making models and processes and learn the skills for effective decision-making. Students apply these skills to their daily lives. Students develop attitudes of valuing a collaborative approach while...
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A Friend, Starting With You!

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine and identify their own positive character traits and friendship skills and how to make new friends. They discuss the importance of friendship, listen to the book "The 329th Friend," and create an invitation for a new...
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Cosmetology: Personal Images

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discuss personal grooming and identify grooming activities that should be practiced every day, examine how grooming affects other aspects of life, and explore how beliefs about how other look can contribute to...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 3: "Am I Normal?"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
"Am I normal?" Bring this topical discussion to your health or teen issues class, who might be struggling with their developing identities. Learners discuss relationships, including acquaintences, friendships, girlfriends, boyfriends,...
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Puberty/Adolescence, Day 1: Overview

For Teachers 9th - 10th
What a simple way to have a health class learn about puberty! Worksheet 1 has a list of statements about puberty, and the class puts checkmarks in the boxes that they think applies to boys and/or to girls. Sure to promote lively...
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What's My Story? A Book About Me

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Have your class create keepsake books about themselves. This activity is a presented as a basic idea with minimal justifications or classroom applications. However, with a little effort, this could become a full lesson. Add a rubric,...
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Art Through the Eyes of Youth

For Teachers K - 8th
Students take a field trip to an art gallery reflecting on the paintings they like the most. Individually, they use magazines to find pictures related to their personality. In pairs, they make a mask to represent their ethnic group and...
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Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
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Being Old

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students examine the characteristics of being a senior citizen in today's society. In groups, they develop a list of stereotypes associated with senior citizens. They use the internet to research their financial situtation, proper...
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Self-Esteem, Advocacy, Media Literacy

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars recognize their strengths and personality traits. As a class, they discuss and brainstorm qualities a professional organization may look for in a company representative. They observe a commercial and determine the intended...
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What's Your Thing? Self-Esteem, Peer Support

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students explore their personal strengths. After participating in group discussions, students list verbs that describe their talents. They observe a commercial describing characteristics and talents. Students create their own mini-talent...
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Relationships, Day 1: Self-Esteem

For Teachers K - 12th
Students explore self-esteem and create a self-portrait collage. They discuss things they like about themselves, things they are able to do on their own, and reasons people appreciate them. They demonstrate how to give and receive...
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Self-esteem Builder

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students recognize and acknowledge each other's strengths as well as becoming more aware of their own through this activity. They write positive comments about each other and turn them into positive paragraphs.
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Puppet Role Playing/Substance Use and Abuse

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students make puppets out of their paper bags of boys and girls and role play saying no through the puppets. They also paint a picture of a healthy, happy child.
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Exploring Relationships

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine complexities of human relationships, brainstorm different types of relationships, reflect upon their own personal and professional relationships, and discuss ways to develop and apply strategies to nurture positive...
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Appreciating Talents

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Here is a nice and easy way to boost your kids self-esteem; help them to create awards which recognize their strengths, abilities, and talents. First, learners have to identify what they are good at and what talents they have. Awards are...
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Assessing Self-Concept

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders complete a self-assessment worksheet. They discuss the worksheet and write their responses. Students create a personalized list of things they can improve or maintain their positive self-concept. Students create a list...
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Washer Game

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars discover the strengths in their classmates through playing various activities. In the washer game, students pass washers around as they give genuine compliments. Young scholars discuss ways to make compliments meaningful...